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Thinking social science in India : essays in honour of Alice Thorner / editors, Sujata Patel, Jasodhara Bagchi, Krishna Raj

Author: Alice Thorner; Sujata Patel; Jasodhara Bagchi; Krishna Raj
Publisher: New Delhi Sage Publications 2002
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Consists of thirty-one essays by social scientists in India, Europe and the US.

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Genre/Form: Bibliographie
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Named Person: Alice Thorner
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Thorner; Sujata Patel; Jasodhara Bagchi; Krishna Raj
ISBN: 0761996001 9780761996002 8178290634 9788178290638
OCLC Number: 260034431
Notes: Essays honoring Thorner for her life in and her research on India. - "Alice Thorner: a bibliography": p. [449]-451 -- Includes bibliographical references and index
Description: 468 p. : ill. : 25 cm
Contents: Alice Thorner - Sujata Patel An Appreciation PART ONE: REFLECTING ON CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES The Small Peasant - Nirmal Kumar Chandra Marxist Tradition and Chayanov On Famine and Measuring 'Famine Deaths' - Utsa Patnaik Uses of History - Elizabeth Whitcombe India's Contribution to the Study of Climate and Disease Subaltern Studies as Post-Colonial Critique of Modernity - Jacques Pouchepadass M N Srinivas's Contribution to Understanding Gender - Maithreyi Krishnaraj From Exclusion to Marginalisation? Hegemonic Agendas and Women's Writing - Uma Chakravarty Small is Beautiful - Leela Gulati Case Study as a Method in Social Science PART TWO: JOURNEY OF THE ECONOMY The Halting Journey - Ashok Mitra Poverty and Inequality in India - K Sardamoni An Examination of the First Three Five-Year Plans Labour and Employment - K S Krishnaswamy Certain Current Issues Working Mothers, Poverty and Child Loss - N Krishnaji Gendered Labour Markets and Globalisation in Asia - Gita Sen What Happened to Land Reform? - Joan Mencher Consumerism and New Classes in India - Achin Vanaik PART THREE: CULTURE, LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE Civil Strife - Meena Alexander Home at the Edge of the World Older Women, Past and Present, in an Indian Muslim Family - Sylvia Vatuk 'Baby' Iconography - Patricia Uberoi Constructing Childhood in Indian Calendar Art Allies, Confidants and Beloveds - G Arunima Representations of Ideas of Friendship in Nineteenth-Century Kerala Gender, Moral Regulations, and Narrative Formation in Epic Poetry - Nabaneeta Dev Sen Traversing through Gendered Spaces - Neera Desai Insights from Some Narratives Linguistic Methods and Minority Languages in India - Tista Bagchi PART FOUR: POLITICS IN HISTORY AND HISTORY IN POLITICS Nationalism and Human Development - Amiya Kumar Bagchi Time and Nation - Jim Masselos Talking the National Language - David Lelyveld Hindi/Urdu/Hindustani in Indian Broadcasting and Cinema Representing Gandhi in Independent India - Claude Markovits Jawaharlal Nehru, Big Business and the Liaquat Ali Khan Budget of 1947 - Nasir Tyabji Bombay/Mumbai and the Ambedkar Movement - Eleanor Zelliot Past and Present The Changing Identity of the Jats in North India - Christophe Jaffrelot Kshatriyas, Kisans or Backwards? Then and Now - Rajni Kothari The 'Great Indian Experiment' The Changing Definition of Rights in India - Manoranjan Mohanty Pluralism, State and Society in India - Sunanda Sen

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